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  • Facebook to launch Israeli-made satellite to bring Internet access to Africa

    October 8, 2015 | 11:36 am

    Facebook will launch an Israeli-made satellite to bring Internet access to sub-Saharan Africa.

    The AMOS-6 satellite is being built by Israel Aerospace Industries and will be operated by the Israeli company Spacecom, in partnership with Eutelsat Communications of France.

  • India turns to Israel for armed drones as Pakistan, China build fleets

    September 21, 2015 | 3:01 pm

    India has accelerated plans to buy drones from Israel that can be armed, defence sources said, allowing the military to carry out strikes overseas with less risk to personnel.

    The news comes weeks after long-time rival Pakistan first reported using a home-made drone in combat...

  • Joint U.S.-Israel missile defense system fails interception test

    December 18, 2014 | 9:25 am

    Israel’s Arrow 3 interceptor missile defense system failed its first live interception test.

    A senior Israeli Defense Ministry official told the Associated Press that a Dec. 16 exercise to test the advanced system developed with the United States was unsuccessful.

    In the...

  • Israel, U.S. say it’s business as usual as warplane plant unveiled

    November 4, 2014 | 10:04 am

    Israel and the United States used the inauguration of a joint warplane project on Tuesday to stress it was business as usual in an alliance hit by acrimony over Israeli settlement building and strategy against Iran.

    At a ceremony at the Israeli manufacturer of wings for Lockheed...

  • Israel to buy 25 more F-35 Lockheed stealth fighters

    October 28, 2014 | 9:52 am

    Israel plans to buy a second batch of Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter jets, bringing the total number it has on order to about 44, Israeli defence sources said on Tuesday.

    Israel bought 19 F-35s for $2.75 billion in 2010, a deal that included options for up to 75 of the...

  • Airbus seeks deal to supply Germany with Israel drones

    May 21, 2014 | 10:24 am

    Airbus (AIR.PA) signed a deal on Wednesday with Israel Aerospace Industries to team up on a bid for a bridging contract to supply the German armed forces with military drones until 2020.

    The armed forces currently use an IAI Heron 1 unmanned aerial system, which is made by the...

  • Israel is the leader in producing drones

    December 9, 2013 | 10:40 am

    This story originally ran on themedialine.org.

    Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s) are being used in conflicts all over the world, and military analysts say their use is only expected to increase. With the clear advantage of not needing pilots, who can be shot down or captured,...

  • Israel, Azerbaijan ink $1.6 billion military deal

    February 27, 2012 | 10:32 am

    A state-run Israeli company will has inked a $1.6 billion deal to sell sophisticated military technology to Azerbaijan.

    Under the deal, Israel Aerospace Industries will sell drones, anti-aircraft and missile defense systems to Azerbaijan, Iran’s neighbor to the north.

    Israeli defense officials told international news services that the deal has been in process for a long time and is not a response to recent allegedly Iranian attempts to kill Israeli diplomats or any potential Israeli plans to strike Iranian nuclear sites.